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gobble, gobble, everybody. >> deep-fried is the way to go. >> i have yet to try it. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> have a great, safe and h >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." >> a case of winter with a holiday season. good morning washington. allison has the morning off. happy thanksgiving to you. we have traffic and weather every 10 minutes. here is adam caskey with a winter weather advisory. >> happy thanksgiving, everybody. we do anticipate somewhat roadways. areas of rain across the metro area. about 50% to 60% in terms of aerial coverage.
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frederick, jefferson and points to the northwest. that includes the panhandle of maryland and west virginia. that is until 11:00 p.m. the could be some precipitation mixed in the brain until 11:00 a.m. we have areas of rain. it is scattered in nature. it is in warren 10 and up towards winchester. western maryland is where we could have a light, which remix right now. that said, it should be minimal. as of now, i have not seen any reports of winter precipitation. note freezing rain falling yet. if you encounter freezing rain, let me know about it. i do not have eyes everywhere.
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i could use your help. feel free to drop me a line or send me an e-mail. i am all over the place. here is the forecast for today. areas of rain through the morning. they should clear up by 11:00 a.m. or noon. temperatures rising tonight into the 50's -- into the 50's. now let's go to traffic. >> we are in pretty good shape. we have wet roads we have to worry about. we have a minor crash based on 66 near one under 23. it is in the right lane. be careful if you are out and about. we are going to do a show you a look at the 270. as you make your way through gaithersburg and rockville, here we are. the pace is pretty good.
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be careful as you head out on the road this morning. >> thank you so much. a woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car in alexandria. it happened about 10:30 last night. she was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the car that hit her stay at the scene. the incident is under investigation. a fire heavily damaged a home. our helicopter was over the scene. the fire broke out at around 2:00 p.m. it took firefighters half an hour to bring it under control. no one was injured. parts of our region are under a winter weather advisory, but it is nothing like al west where heavy snow is causing big problems.
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conditions at the nation's airports failed to materialize. new -- the goal was to send a message to the transportation security administration. about 1 million d.c. area residents are hitting the road this season. that is about 11% more than last year. there was a bottleneck last night. for much of the day yesterday, three of nine lanes were closed causing a 20 mile backup. >> it is rough out there. it is really rough. >> i-95 is horrible. >> after being bombarded with complaints, officials let
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northbound drivers through the plaza without having to pay tolls. >> it is 4:34. still ahead, a holiday tradition caught by controversy less than 24 hours, a last- minute glitch. we'll have a live report. atom will be back with a check we'll have a live report. atom will be back with a check on the holiday more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good!
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>> we are calling the latest developments from korea this morning. the white house is trying to figure out how to respond to the unpredictable and aggressive dictators in north korea. >> today, the scope of the damage as seen from the air. the aftermath of a of artillery that killed two civilians. in an attack that one eye witness called a sea of fire. hundreds rand, fleeing their island home. coast guard vessels have been coming into the port, reading a back kiwis. they are back in seoul with friends and family. south korea is at its highest alert level below all out war. it has promised enormous retaliation if further provoked.
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the north has threatened merciless strikes. south korean television has featured nonstop coverage. u.s. navy ships, including the aircraft carrier george washington, are heading to the yellow sea for joint military exercises with south korea, a deployment that could prompt more hostility from north korea. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff expressed concern. >> he is a very unpredictable guide. he is a very dangerous died. >> north korea has diplomats searching tonight to find the least option possible. >> the time is 4:39. we have 42 degrees on a thanksgiving day. adam caskey is here to check out the weather. >> good morning to everybody.
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the turkey is in the oven. the -- it is thanksgiving. it is a good morning. it is very early. we do anticipate some wet roads. there are showers throughout the region. we talked about this a little bit yesterday. the recession turns -- there were some concerns about mixed precipitation. we could have some isolated sleet and or freezing rain until 11:00 a.m. we are not expecting any accumulation out of that. so far i do not have any reports of any winter precipitation with the rain. hagerstown all the way down to frederick all the way to gaithersburg, germantown, moving
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into prince william county. that is where you run into most of the active weather. the rain should be clustered north of our region by noon today. this is what the computer is finding. the jazz within our algorithms that there could be some winter wheat mix. threentery mix. there are some notes and crannies of rows of low lying areas. there could be some exceptions, but for the most part, we are above freezing. we should remain above freezing for the morning. temperatures are going to rise tonight. we will end up about -- temperatures will rise through the night into the 50's and remained there tomorrow morning. a cold front is moving in, giving us another chance for showers.
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a little active weather pattern for our thanksgiving holiday. let's look at the seven-day forecast. it will be cool on saturday or sunday. temperatures will be in the upper 40's. that is set for the weather. let's look at the roads. >> we will take a live look at the american legion bridge. you can see the drizzle falling on the road. the one thing that will be an issue for us is the light volume in the speed. keep your speedup if you're going over the river and through the woods. there was a crash on 66 eastbound near 123. he should be able to get by it fairly easily. everything is moving smoothly. restrictions are lifted on 395. pamela. back to you, >> the time is 4:42.
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it is 46 degrees out there on this thursday, thanksgiving day. winter came early and wet. >> the deals are impressive. you have to take advantage of them, especially now. >> the holiday sho
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>> welcome back.
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checking our top stories. 1 million d.c. residents hit the road for thanksgiving. huge delays on interstate 95 in delaware. for several hours, drivers did not have to pay the toll. a woman was injured when she was hit by a car in alexandria last night. she was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. the car that hit her stay at the scene. tensions are still rising on the korean peninsula. south korea is boosting security. north korea is says it will retaliate if the south shows reckless military provided station. >> friday is 24 hours a day,
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turkey thursday is turning into thursday thursday for bargain hunters looking for deals. wal-mart opens at midnight. shoppers can start early on the internet. >> shopping, shopping, shopping. >> stores are definitely paying attention to shoppers this week. >> yet to take advantage of the deals, especially now. >> stores will be open at the wee hours of the morning on black friday. stores in northwest d.c. are opening all day tomorrow. >> we are not worried about it we are in a recession anymore. >> some shoppers are not wasting any time getting a head start. >> i bought my son a blazer, but found out it will be an additional 30% off on friday. >> i am a lot better this year
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than i was last year. >> still, there are nearly 15 million unemployed americans. concerns about job security ander the economy. >> my social security did not show up. my expenses were going up. >> the internet could be a possible option. $9 million as already been spent this year online. >> you do not have to go out. he can put it on your credit card and it comes to your door. >> dwi o "turkeys will not end up on the table today. -- two turkeys will not end up on the table today. >> as president of the united states, you are hereby pardoned from the thanksgiving day table. >> the turkeys are named apple ander cider.
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they are from modesto, california. the white house tradition of -- the white house tradition of turkey pardons is six decades old. >> on tuesday, there was a dispute with marion berry over bayonet. yesterday, the turkeys arrive as scheduled. for house majority leader tom delay will appeal his condition -- his conviction on money laundering charges. the funnel money to texas back in 2002. the jury deliberated for 19 hours before reaching their verdict. he faces life in prison. it is massing for -- wet roads or making for a messy thanksgiving.
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the precipitation set cars spending -- spinning and crashing. it did not stop people from venturing out. >> there are places i need to be. >> hundreds of accidents, dozens of injuries, and only three deaths. we have 42 degrees. coming up later, two local -- local women get the surprise of a lifetime banks to oprah. local women get the surprise of a lifetime banks to oprah.
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more bold flavor!onds!
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more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good! more than a snack. >> happy thanksgiving. it is 4:53 a.m. is a beautiful thursday. rain showers and an active weather pattern. it is all relative. we have ended -- we have late weather advisory until 11:00 a.m. just because there is an outside chance of getting a bit of a which 3 makes early this morning north and west of the area. we are not expecting any accumulation. so far, i have not seen any reports of winter
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precipitation, just rain. especially in the panhandle of west virginia. should you see witchery precipitation, feel free to drop me a line. this rain of to the west and midwest, this cold front will give us some morning and mid-day rain showers. it is not a total washout. 48 degrees today. let's go to traffic. >> they are wet roads. thel start of looking at spring port interchange. you have to be careful if you are out and about this morning. the restrictions had been lifted on 95. we will move over to the capital beltway. you can see the wet pavement. we have a crash on the beltway near georgia.
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let's go to pamela. >> thank you so much. it is for caught 54. it is 42 degrees. you're watching
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>> today is thanksgiving, but christmas came early for audience members at the oprah winfrey show. >> angela watson and her best
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friend had no idea what they were in for. sitting down for this taping of the oprah show in november, up the trip was a 50th birthday present for watson. stephanie pettway started a letter-writing campaign. >> it was the letter williams wrote that one didn't two seats in the audience. >> she never called attention to it. >> our interview was the first time watson had ever heard it. >> i am sorry. >> the trio started the organization, providing care packagers to children and
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helping families during the holidays. they were among an audience of other community activists. >> today, i am getting more of my favorite things to a special audience member. >> of all the favorite things they brought home, the ipad, the diamond earrings, and the new car, these three say the true price is the sisterhood they have in each other. [laughter] >> at before them. that was leon harris reporting. coming up, the regent march the holiday weekend with a shopping frenzy. what about the weather? a little piece of winter here at home and some snow al west. "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your


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